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Home working newsOur first home working news round-up of 2014 went out this morning.

So what’s in the news as February approaches?

I think the dull days of winter are the most difficult for working from home, and might lead to thoughts of changing tack and possibly finding a job. But perhaps the grass isn’t greener after all. Sarah Cruickshank describes how she came to the conclusion that going back to employment wasn’t the answer after all.

I keep an eye on Google Analytics throughout the year, and always look forward to seeing which have been the most popular posts of the last 12 months. Believe it or not, our winner of 2012 was still at the top in 2013! Find out what our favourite topic was, plus the four other chart toppers on top posts of 2013.

Having published Things that make me unfollow on Twitter I’ve had some conversations with readers that have given me some insight into the reasons people tweet, and what they like to see in their timeline. Do you agree with my pet hates, or have different views?

One way to beat the winter home working blues is to get out of the house as often as possible. But that means carting your stuff about, and finding a suitable bag that won’t give you back ache. Jane Minton has solved the problem with a shiny pink trolley bought in a French hypermarket. She opens it up to show us what she trundles around Bristol.

Fancy a day of business advice with a difference? Mentor Archie Workman takes his clients aboard his narrowboat and serves them a range of home working snacks on the canal as they discuss business.

And the hot home working news is that today I’m on the panel of experts in The Guardian’s live Q&A on starting a home business. You can leave us a question now or join in the conversation between 2 and 4 pm this afternoon. Let us know your views – and make sure you mention you’re a reader 🙂

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